Evelyne explores what community is from her personal experiences tree planting, to business, to her experience in the Groundswell Social Venture program.
"Businesses do well to create a brand that might mimic the trustworthiness of a close friend or relative when offering services to create customer loyalty. But there is no substitute for authentic community." Read More
Joey Zhang, a student in Groundswell's social venture incubator program, tells the story of discovering a whole new world through his courses, workshops, and classmates.
Find out where this road is taking him and what the most inspiring quote has been for him so far. Read More
Nothing tells the story of business development like the story of a pivot. Eliza Boyce uncovers what a typical pivot looks like, and why hers is anything but.
Her social venture has taken an unusual pivot in the past few weeks of the Groundswell social venture incubator program... Read More
A wrap up to cohort 5's journey through the Groundswell program, and a launch into the next evolution of their social ventures! We put some great photos from the night here and links to the ventures so you can connect and find out more... Read More
Out of hibernation!
Groundswell participant Tania Clarke crawls out from the cover of isolation in Vancouver.... Read More
"When you begin your life with a pristine vision of where you want to end up, and year after year you realize you haven’t arrived there yet, sometimes (if you’re in the right place) there can be an excitement of what’s to come - and other times, there can be a pervasive fear that nothing will ever come. A fear that you have been wrong all along." Read More
Wood Shop Mobile aims to create more cohesive communities by offering mobile, trades skills workshops that bring our skills and our tools to your projects and your communities. It is a project of the Wood Shop Workers Coop, founded out of Groundswell in 2014. By Renee Michaud. Read More
International touring ensemble from Uganda.
We use the primal transforming power of music and dance to raise awareness and improve the way of life for children in war torn, disease stricken, and impoverished communities. Read More
FAREWICK is growing a network of local food producers here in Vancouver; village living in the city. Read More
Rebuilding soil microbiology for higher yields and healthier humans.
Consultancy. Soil Testing. Land Management. Read More
Creating community in Chilliwack through art. Read More
Who's in your Kitchen? What's Cooking? Read More
Kitchen Literacy Coaching, Training, and Consultancy.